HBM UK Ltd. - PRODUCT NEWS
HBM wins long-term legal dispute against Zemic.
The long-term legal dispute regarding a patent infringement by Zemic Europe B.V has finally been decided in favor of Hottinger Baldwin Messtechnik GmbH (HBM).
Zemic had copied characteristics of a load cell configuration with a special rotation stop for pendulum load cells and sold their own load cell configurations using these characteristics. They are however protected by a patent issued to HBM.
Zemic has undertaken to refrain from manufacturing, using or marketing the relevant load cell configuration in Germany, France, Italy or the Netherlands on pain of a contractual penalty in the event of infringement.
Founded in Germany in 1950, HBM is today the technology and market leader in the field of test and measurement. HBM's product range comprises solutions for the entire measurement chain, from virtual to physical testing. The company has production facilities in Germany, USA and China and is represented in over 80 countries worldwide.
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